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Health Minister in city and Tuam for official openings

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Health Minister Simon Harris will be in the city and Tuam next week to officially open two new buildings. (2/7)
Minister Harris will open Tuam Primary Care Centre and will then travel to the city to open the new Human Biology building at NUI Galway.
Tuam Primary Care Centre at Sean Purcell Road features a range of modern clinical facilities and opened its doors to the public in December.
Primary care centres are a one-stop shop for a communities basic health needs outside of a hospital setting.
The Tuam Primary Care Centre houses a wide range of services including GP, dental, mental health, social work, occupational therapy and community nursing.
Health Minister Simon Harris will officially open Tuam Primary Care Centre on Monday July 2nd at 12.30pm.
Following the event in Tuam, Minister Harris will travel to the city to officially open a new flagship home for biomedical teaching and research at NUI Galway.
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City to host public consultation on new hydrogen hub at Galway Harbour

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – A public consultation meeting will take place in the city next week on a planned major hydrogen hub at Galway Harbour. (14/12)

The major zero-emissions transport facility will research, produce and use renewable hydrogen gas.

The fuel will initially be distributed for use by buses and trucks, and then extended to maritme and aviation.

The public consultation will provide an overview of the project and the proposed route options for electric cables.

It takes place the Harbour Hotel on Wednesday December 14th, from 3 to 8pm.

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Obsolete public phone boxes removed across city

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – It’s the end of an era – as the last of the obsolete public phone boxes across the city are being removed.

Crews have been removing boxes at Eyre Square, Bridge Street and in Galway’s West End in recent days.

They’ve been described as eye-sores – while Councillor Niall McNelis says they were effectively being used as public toilets.

In recent years, some of the boxes have been replaced with modern open-air kiosks, which combine a pay-phone with a digital screen offering public information.

Councillor McNelis has been speaking to David Nevin.

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Tanaiste Leo Varadkar to visit Galway tomorrow

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Galway Bay fm newsroom – Leo Varadkar is to visit Galway tomorrow for a series of engagements across the county.

The Tanaiste will be visiting Connemara, Galway City, and Athenry.

Leo Varadkar will be hitting the road early, with his first stop at Kylemore Abbey in Connemara shortly after 9am.

He’ll then travel to University of Galway, where he’ll be attending the launch of Construct Innovate at mid-day.

Construct Innovate is Ireland’s National Construction Technology Centre – and aims to make Ireland a global leader in research and innovation in the sector.

To round off his trip to Galway, The Tanaiste will pay a late afternoon visit to the Bia Innovator Campus in Athenry at 4.45pm.

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